wheat bulb worm

noun

Definition of wheat bulb worm

: the larva of a small fly (as Meromyza americana in North America or Hylemyia coarctata in Europe) that infests the stalk of wheat

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“Wheat bulb worm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wheat%20bulb%20worm. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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